Many things to make me happy on this day: I love the desert and here I was hiking the canyon country landscape of Northern Arizona, I love a small compact rifle and this little Brocock is the definition of the type, and I love rabbit hunting and I’d seen many before even stepping out of my truck! It was another warm dry day in Northern Arizona, much appreciated by a Californian that had found himself dropped in the frozen northern climes of Minnesota! I worked my way through a constantly changing landscape that transitioned from piles of jagged rock interspersed with clumps of desert grasses into rolling hills covered in native cedars. This has become one of my favorite rabbit hunting locations, especially in those years when the cyclic rabbit populations are up. I’d been taking both jacks and cottontails on this vast track ranchland for a long time, and have had days when you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a rabbit and other where I’d get a couple of shots if lucky. There was a lot to see here besides rabbits, I’ve kicked up mule deer and elk grazing, with antelope in the lower regions. The gun I was carrying on this outing was the Brocock Specialist, a rifle that is a tad over 34” LOA, with a 12 ¾” barrel, and weighing in at 5lb it is a very compact little multishot pcp rifle, that generate a bit over 20 fpe and approximately 24 shots perRead More →